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Beating its pizza competitors and the world’s top hamburger and other quick-service chains, Papa John’s, for the sixth consecutive year, has claimed the top spot in customer satisfaction...

May 21-24, 2005. McCormick Place, Chicago.
Sonic Corp. today announced another significant landmark in the growth of its chain. On May 16, Sonic's Chairman and CEO Cliff Hudson will join franchisee J.C. (Jim) Winterringer in Shawnee,...
Carl’s Jr., widely known for pushing television advertising to the edge, will introduce yet another example on May 19, with the launch of a much-anticipated ad starring Paris Hilton. Behind-the-...
AFC Enterprises, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® Chicken...
Starbucks Coffee Company will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Frappuccino® blended beverage by offering a fresh twist on an iconic summer flavor combination—mint and chocolate. The tenth...
This weekend at Wendy's nationwide, Frostys are on the house. From Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15, consumers can pick up a free Junior Frosty at their local Wendy's restaurant. No...
Good Times Restaurants Inc. today announced an expansion of their co-brand test with Taco John's International to an additional 7-8 locations over the balance of 2005. This decision, says Good...
McDonald's USA, LLC recently announced an exclusive alliance with Dr. Rovenia Brock (a.k.a. Dr. Ro), nutritionist, medical correspondent, entrepreneur and author of Dr. Ro's Ten Secrets to...
Jack in the Box’s new Meaty Breakfast Burrito features a warm flour tortilla filled with ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, shredded cheddar and pepperjack cheeses and served with a side of...
This Mother's Day, McDonald's will renew its nationwide commitment to breast cancer awareness and education by supporting the courageous efforts of organizations including Y-ME National Breast...
Starbucks Corporation today announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 10 million shares of the Starbucks's common stock. This authorization is in addition to...

From May 1 through June 30, to support the introduction of its new line of frozen yogurt cakes and deep dish pies made with 96 percent-fat-free frozen yogurt, TCBY will be asking individuals...

Rita’s operates 322 franchises in 11 states along the east coast from Connecticut to Florida and west into Ohio. Under the leadership of Jim Rudolph, who will serve as president and CEO, Rita’...

Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that Robert J. Nugent will retire as chairman of the board and chief executive officer at the end of fiscal 2005. Nugent, 63, has served as CEO since 1996...

McDonald’s is announcing the latest addition to the company’s premium salad line—the new Fruit...